Digital Media Center
Bryant-Denny Stadium, Gate 61
920 Paul Bryant Drive
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0370
(800) 654-4262

© 2024 Alabama Public Radio
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
0:00 0:00
Available On Air Stations
Register for Glenn Miller Tickets in Mobile on May 30.

After changes in NCAA rules, Reggie Bush reinstated as Heisman Trophy winner

STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep. In 2005, USC's Reggie Bush received the Heisman Trophy, the award for best college football player. Then an investigation found Bush had received several thousand dollars and a car. He forfeited his trophy because the payments were against NCAA rules then. Now players may profit from their name and likeness, making far more money than Bush ever did. And that is why Bush has now received the Heisman back. It's MORNING EDITION. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.

NPR transcripts are created on a rush deadline by an NPR contractor. This text may not be in its final form and may be updated or revised in the future. Accuracy and availability may vary. The authoritative record of NPR’s programming is the audio record.

News from Alabama Public Radio is a public service in association with the University of Alabama. We depend on your help to keep our programming on the air and online. Please consider supporting the news you rely on with a donation today. Every contribution, no matter the size, propels our vital coverage. Thank you.